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Deadly car bomb attacks hit Mogadishu hotels

Somalia’s intelligence agency said on Twitter that the attack on Hotel Weheliye was brought under control [Mustaf Abdi/Al Jazeera] Car bombings have struck two hotels in the Somali capital Mogadishu before gunmen entered one of the hotels and started [Read story...]

Two Mogadishu hotels attacked

Suspected al-Shabaab militants stormed two hotels in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Friday, killing at least three people, security officials said, adding that three insurgents also died in heavy fighting. “The terrorists were killed… we have confi [Read story...]

Global NGO pleads for African minority groups

In the midst of unprecedented urbanization across Africa, the continent’s cities must address the concerns of minorities and indigenous peoples in order to flourish, the Minority Rights Group International has said. “While African cities are vital ec [Read story...]